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Daily Postcard: Buck With Thick Antlers In Quemazon

on December 23, 2017 - 7:32am
Daily Postcard: A buck with thick antlers is spotted Friday in Quemazon. Antlers are extensions of the animal’s skull. They are true bone and a single structure generally found only on males, with the exception of the caribou. Antlers are shed and regrown each year and function primarily as objects to attract female deer and as weapons in fights between males for control of harems. Source: Photo by Trisha Ancell

Kristin Heineman Gives Author Talk On Oracle Of Delphi At Mesa Library Thursday

on December 22, 2017 - 6:02am

Author Kristin Heineman in Greece. Courtesy photo

Library News:

The public is invited to a book talk about “The Decadence of Delphi” by author Kristin Heineman at 7 p.m., Dec. 28, in the Upstairs Rotunda at Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., in Los Alamos. The talk is part of the monthly Authors Speak series put on by the Los Alamos County Library System.

A 2002 graduate of Los Alamos High School, Heineman went on to study Classics in college, and received her PhD from the University of Newcastle in Australia.

Daily Postcard: Santa Lion Spotted At Roundabout

on December 22, 2017 - 5:08am

Daily Postcard: The mountain lion statue is showing holiday spirit Thursday over at the roundabout on Diamond Drive. Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Snowmen Spotted In Mountain Elementary Hallway

on December 21, 2017 - 5:04am

Snowmen created by kindergarteners at Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Daily Postcard: LA Mountain

on December 21, 2017 - 4:31am

Daily Postcard: Scene Wednesday of LA Mountain. Photo by Chris Clark/

Justice Center Jurors Join In Holiday Cheer

on December 20, 2017 - 2:46pm

Jurors outside the Los Alamos Justice Center are showing their holiday spirit thanks to festive Santa hats provided by Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Trisha Ancell Wins Los Alamos Daily Post Third Quarter Photo Contest

on December 18, 2017 - 9:12pm
Daily Postcard photo contest winner Trisha Ancell, left, receives her prize money from Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith and Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Trisha Ancell's photograph of a sunset won this quarter's photo contest. Photo by Trisha Ancell
Los Alamos Daily Post
Trisha Ancell is the newest winner of the Los Alamos Daily Post photography contest held every quarter.
Her picture of a setting sun and rising moon taken in August caught the

Imposter Spotted At Los Alamos Residence

on December 18, 2017 - 11:33am

An imposter is spotted attempting to blend in with a trio of deer standing in the front yard of a residence last week on North Road. Photo by Nicolé Raddu Ferry

Daily Postcard: Sunrise From Canyon Rim Trail

on December 18, 2017 - 8:18am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Sunday morning from Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Marc Bailey

Meow Wolf​ ​And Xsplit: ​Galaga ​World​ Championship

on December 15, 2017 - 9:47am
SANTA FE  Nationally-renowned arts and entertainment group Meow Wolf announces its first annual live streamed video gaming event, SCORE WARS, kicking off with a Galaga World Championship that will bring together the best Galaga players on the planet for an epic four-day throwdown to smash world records and crown a new world champ. 

SCORE WARS: Galaga World Championship launches Thursday, March 29 to Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe—home to THEA-Award winning phenomenal immersive arts experience House of Eternal Return.
All of the action will be

Daily Postcard: Santa Fe Plaza Holiday Lights

on December 15, 2017 - 7:20am


Daily Postcard: The holiday lights on the Santa Fe Plaza sparkle in the clear, cold evening. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Local Veterinarian Bob Fuselier Tackles Love And Loss Of Pets In New Children's Book

on December 14, 2017 - 7:41am
Local Veterinarian Bob Fuselier and his grandson Deaglan Gresham during a recent visit to the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Bob Fuselier is both a veterinarian and grandfather, making him ideally suited to write a children’s book about dealing with the fact that we will lose our pet to death one day.

His recently published “Tip and Blue” tells the story of a young boy and his two dogs, one of which is nearing the end of her life.


Tip and Blue’ book cover. Courtesy image

“I didn’t feel

Olions ‘It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play’ Resonates Now More Than Ever

on December 14, 2017 - 7:32am
The cast of 'It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play' on stage Dec. 8. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

George Bailey Donald Poston) and Mary Bailey (Rebekah Harkey). Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Foleys (sound effects people) make some noise. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/


Los Alamos Daily Post

As winter closes in, the Los Alamos High School Olions production of “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play” is sure to warm your heart. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know the story.

Scenes From FSN Gingerbread House Building

on December 14, 2017 - 7:03am

Children and parents gathered Wednesday to build gingerbread houses at Family Strengths Network on Orange Street. FSN provides all the necessary components and ingredients and participants supply the creativity to construct their gingerbread house during this popular annual holiday event. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from annual gingerbread house building event Wednesday at Family Strengths Network. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from annual gingerbread house building event Wednesday at Family Strengths Network. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from

Los Alamos Choral Society Announces New Director

on December 13, 2017 - 6:58am
Newly selected Los Alamos Choral Society Director Steven Paxton. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Choral Society

After almost seven months of uncertainty, the Los Alamos Choral Society (LACS) has a new director. Steven Paxton, the unanimous choice of the Choral Society Board of Directors, will take over in late February.

He succeeds Mary Badarak, a popular director at LACS for more than a decade.

Daily Postcard: Bandelier National Monument

on December 13, 2017 - 6:46am

Daily Postcard: Bandelier National Monument. On the way to Bandelier driving through White Rock, tune in to AM 1710 to get the latest park information. Photo by Miejsca Świata

LAHS Winter Dance Show Dec. 18

on December 12, 2017 - 11:42am
In this year's Winter Dance Show, Los Alamos High School students will present Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Bollywood, Hip-Hop and Modern at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, in the Los Alamos High School Auxiliary Gymnasium. Admission is free. Courtesy photo
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Jon Davis Reads Poetry At Mesa Library Thursday

on December 12, 2017 - 10:40am

Poet Jon Davis reads poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy/Jon Davis

The poet Chuck Calabreze often appears in place of Jon Davis at readings. Courtesy/Jon Davis

Library News:

Santa Fe poet Jon Davis will read from his work at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Upstairs Rotunda at Mesa Public Library.

Davis is the author of four full-length poetry collections—Improbable Creatures (Grid Books, 2017), Preliminary Report (Copper Canyon Press, 2010), Scrimmage of Appetite (University of Akron, 1995), and Dangerous Amusements (Ontario Review Press, 1987); five chapbooks; and

Daily Postcard: Deer Jump Fence On 48th Street

on December 12, 2017 - 4:55am
Daily Postcard: These deer jumped the fence Monday and spent time investigating the back yard of a home on 48th Street. Photo by Donna Reil
Photo by Donna Reil
Photo by Donna Reil

The New Mexico Film Office To Commemorate 120 Years Of Film In New Mexico

on December 11, 2017 - 3:15pm
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  Today, New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced that the state is celebrating the 120th year of filming in New Mexico this month. This milestone in New Mexico film history will be commemorated at events throughout 2017-18.
"For 120 years, New Mexico has been at the heart of the film industry," Maniatis said. "We are continuing to build on that strong tradition by attracting new productions to New Mexico and creating the film industry's greatest economic impact in New Mexico history, three years in a row."
New Mexico is consistently ranked in

Scenes From KOC Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair In IHM Parish Hall

on December 11, 2017 - 10:27am

Skip King shows off one of several wreaths in his display that incorporate wine bottle corks during the Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday morning in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Mary Pat Kramer sets up her table prior to Saturday's Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair in the IHM Parish Hall. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Annie Romero, left, and Janet Trask display their wreaths at Saturday's Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Auxiliary members Nancy Kossar, left, and Melissa Weiss help out in the

Wray: Why Do I Teach?

on December 10, 2017 - 7:09am

Artist and gallery owner Karen Wray is teaching beginning and intermediate oil painting in January in her studio at 1247 Central Ave. Call 505.660.6382 or email Photo by Mandy Marksteiner
Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery

After opening my art gallery in 2009, aspiring artists visiting the gallery would frequently show me their paintings, ask for advice on how to improve their work, and tell me about their painting experiences.

Their most common question was: how do you get it to look like that?

My own journey into painting involved taking numerous

Daily Postcard: Pet Pangaea In Central Park Square

on December 10, 2017 - 6:58am

Daily Postcard: Pet Pangaea at 158 Central Park Square is decorated with sparkly lights and filled with Christmas spirit and all types of gifts for favorite pets. For more information and store hours visit Photo by Carol A. Clark/ 

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Dec. 14

on December 9, 2017 - 4:59am
The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 in Council Chambers in ther Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
The meeting is open to the public. 
    • Approval of Minutes from Nov. 16 meeting
    • Project overview for the proposed underpass for Hwy 502 near the Canyon Rim Trail head​ Presenters: Eric Martinez
    • WR Pottery Project - update on educational plaque Presenters: Libby Carlsten
    • Update on Selig artwork

Interfaith Christmas Concert Saturday

on December 8, 2017 - 4:55pm
Booklynn with her violin. Courtesy photo
An Interfaith Christmas Concert is 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Mormon Church at 1967 18th St. in Los Alamos. 
This free event will have musical numbers from members of White Rock and Los Alamos communities. Performances include a variety of instruments, including piano, cello, ukulele and a bell choir. There also will be soloist and singing performances and opportunities for the audience to sing some classic Christmas music. The performers vary in age from 9 years to adults. Families and children are encouraged to attend.